West Manchester Township in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
George Washington Visited York, Pennsylvania on Five Different Occasions
In 1751 en route to the land office in Philadelphia
In 1773 on his return from New York where he had taken his step-son Jack Custis to Kings College, now Columbia University
On July 2, 1791 while president and on a tour of the United States
On September 30, 1794 upon his return from reviewing the troops at Bedford during the Whiskey Insurrection
In March, 1797 following his retirement from the Presidency
Erected 1932 by The York County Agricultural Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Education • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, and the Whiskey Rebellion series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1797.
Location. 39° 57.516′ N, 76° 45.114′ W. Marker is in West Manchester Township, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 74) and Rockdale AvenueTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Carlisle Ave, York PA 17404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Mack (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1917 - 1919 (approx. 0.3 miles away); York Inter-State Fair (approx. 0.3 miles away); Korea and Vietnam Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Manchester Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on May 23, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.